Printing Ink Market

Printing ink market: get the most recent facts and figures enhanced by an Ai-driven market intelligence platform. Facts and figures contain production, companies, trade, imports, market prices, exports, consumption, and market size. There is a split by region, including Africa, Russia, the Middle East, Latin America, the U.S., China, EU, and the U.K. Market insights and outlook to 2030 are also featured in the snapshots.


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Printing Ink - World's Largest Markets

RatingCountry
1China
2Japan
3United States
4Indonesia
5Philippines

In value terms, China, Japan and the United States constituted the countries with the highest levels of market value in 2020, with a combined 44% share of the global market. Indonesia, the Philippines, India, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Thailand, South Korea and Canada lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 33%.

Turkey recorded the highest rates of growth with regard to market size, among the main consuming countries over the period under review, while printing ink market for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Printing Ink Prices

Lowest Prices - FOB - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
India3152326232631.7%
China4187405744413.0%
Germany486046054645-2.2%
Spain578553164820-8.7%
Italy706362835891-8.7%
South Korea6164615862260.5%
Netherlands7307693973360.2%
United States908695178683-2.2%
Belgium901186328921-0.5%
France10160114641304713.3%
United Kingdom146521400614334-1.1%
Japan216782257419267-5.7%
Switzerland24438240802985010.5%
Average822881388066-1.0%

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was Switzerland ($29,850 per ton), while India ($3,263 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by France, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Highest Prices - CIF - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
USD per ton
Netherlands119241170510567-5.9%
United States11409116599863-7.0%
United Kingdom8093812384582.2%
France6856728281719.2%
Germany7733758377540.1%
Austria719272847035-1.1%
Vietnam779874056831-6.4%
Australia682653996449-2.8%
Canada5408572362177.2%
Russia5218538155032.7%
Poland527352255128-1.4%
Italy536550865091-2.6%
Belgium4443467146952.8%
Average7396753278793.2%

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was the Netherlands ($10,567 per ton), while Belgium ($4,695 per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2018 to 2020, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by France, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Printing Ink - Top Importers

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
Germany0.50.50.5-2.0%
United States0.40.50.55.7%
France0.40.40.45.2%
Netherlands0.30.40.3-7.7%
United Kingdom0.30.30.2-15.8%

In value terms, Germany ($471M), the United States ($464M) and France ($412M) constituted the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2020, with a combined 19% share of global imports. The Netherlands, the UK, Australia, Belgium, Vietnam, Poland, Italy, Russia, Canada and Austria lagged somewhat behind, together accounting for a further 29%.

Australia (+56.4% per year) recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main importing countries over the period under review, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Printing Ink - Top Exporters

COUNTRY201820192020CAGR,
2018-2020
billion USD
Germany1.21.10.9-10.8%
Switzerland0.70.70.7-0.4%
Netherlands0.70.80.6-7.7%
United States0.80.80.6-11.5%
Japan0.70.80.5-10.8%

In value terms, the largest printing ink supplying countries worldwide were Germany ($931M), Switzerland ($718M) and the Netherlands ($638M), with a combined 35% share of global exports. These countries were followed by the United States, Japan, the UK, France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, India, South Korea and China, which together accounted for a further 42%.

Among the main exporting countries, Belgium saw the highest growth rate of the value of exports, over the period under review, while shipments for the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the exports figures.

Printing Ink - Market Forecast

Driven by rising demand for printing ink worldwide, the market is expected to start an upward consumption trend over the next decade. The performance of the market is forecast to increase slightly, with an anticipated CAGR of for the period from 2020 to 2030, which is projected to bring the market volume to by the end of 2030.

Printing Ink - Top Companies

Fenghua (Shantou) Printing Material Co., Ltd., DIC CORPORATION, Wenshui Wote Ink Technology Co., Ltd., Flint Group North America Corporation, Sun Chemical Corporation, DAINICHISEIKA COLOR & CHEMICALS MFG. CO., LTD., HP MALAYSIA MANUFACTURING SDN. BHD., SAKATA INX CORPORATION, TOYO INK CO., LTD., DIC GRAPHICS CORPORATION, Flint Group Germany GmbH, Dongguan Lianju Printing Materials Co.,Ltd., T&K TOKA CO., LTD., INX International Ink Co., TOKYO PRINTING INK MFG. CO., LTD., Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGaA, The INX Group Ltd, Zhejiang Sentai Chemical Co., Ltd., HUBERGROUP INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED, Xinxiang Aimeng Technology Printing Transfering Material Co., Ltd.

Printing Ink - Product Coverage

  • HS 321511 - Ink; for printing, black, whether or not concentrated or solid
  • HS 321519 - Ink; for printing, other than black, whether or not concentrated or solid
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World - Printing Ink - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Latin America and the Caribbean - Printing Ink - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Northern America - Printing Ink - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Eastern Asia - Printing Ink - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Australia and Oceania - Printing Ink - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Central Asia - Printing Ink - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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Middle East - Printing Ink - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights
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